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that a quick plane ride might land bay area travelers right in the heart of meningitis outbreak in new york city. >> we know there's lots of travel between the two cities. >> reporter: dr. susan phillips is with the san francisco health department. she says new york has had 16 cases of menengococal disease. the cases involve men in areas of brooklyn who are have had intimate contact with other men. >> it's due to a bacterium and it is passed by a very close personal contacts. secretions of any kind including saliva. >> reporter: gay men traveling to new york should get a vaccine if they have planning to have sex with men there. >> men who met partners online, at parties. >> awareness is good but i don't think they should be scaring people to travel. >> reporter: travelers should know they won't pick up the disease by simply sitting next to someone. >> this is definitely not airborne. not a concern of someone sitting next to someone on an airplane. it really requires a close contact with a secretion. >> there's no increase here. ken and julie there's also no indication to the nationwide outb
to the volunteer west webster new york fire department to put out this house blaze ended in tragedy. firefighters were met with gunfire. one of the injured describe the scene in a call for help to a radio dispatcher. >> we're being shot at multiple times, multiple fires have been shot. i think it's an assault rifle. we have multiple fire, down, working fire. >> reporter: two firefighters were killed one of whom worked as a police officer, two others were seriously wounded. >> this is still an active investigation but i will say that it appears it was a trap. >> reporter: police arrived and opened fire on the shooter. authorities say the gunman who took his own life is identified at 52-year-old william spangler he had a criminal past. >> spangler is a convicted felon, he's not allowed to possess weapons. did he legally the acquire the weapons? the answer is no. >>> authorities say the gunman spangler had been convicted and paroled after beating his grandmother to death with a hammer in the 80s. tonight authorities say his sister is unaccounted for after the fire. >>> san francisco firefighters to
credited with reducing crime in l.a. and new york city. diana santana tells me bratton has already started assessing oakland's problems. >> he will do whatever he needs to do to get a feel of oakland. obviously i will be meeting with him a lot. he will be meeting with community members. >> reporter: the oakland police department avoided taken over by the federal department earlier this month after a judge agreed to have a appointed director oversee the department. brad's position is separate from that. they plan to split the city into five districts each to be run by a captain. >> i was surprised to find a window broken. >> reporter: this salon owner told me someone broke her window yesterday. >> if this happens again, i need to move from here. >> reporter: at allen temple baptist church tonight a youth director tells us the community still has to do its part. >> we can use all the help that we can, it's sometimes good to be able to focus within. >> reporter: the price tag for the consultant's help, $350,000. community members say it's worth a try. nothing else has worked so far. reportin
is pushed off a new york subway platform right into the path of an approaching train. the arrest in the case as family members ask why no one tried to help. >> back here in just ten minutes, we're tracking very dense valley fog for your morning commute. i'll have a look at the spots >>> new at 10:00, the napa county sheriff's department is asking for help looking for a man who went missing who has dementia. the license plate, you see it there on the screen is 5she259. >>> we now know the name of the woman who was shot and killed while riding her bike in berkely. the homicide happened just after 11:30 last night, right next to long fellow middle school. the victim is identified as pamela mullins. no arrests have been made at this point. this is berkely's fourth homicide of the year. >>> tonight, the family of a new york man who was pushed to his death from a subway platform in manhattan is questioning why no one came to his aid. a homeless man has been arrested and charged with murder for allegedly pushing the man onto the tracks. han was struck and killed by a train. police say the two men a
the volcano's sides. >> san francisco's car hailing app company won a victory against the new york taxi industry. they announced an agreement with a one year pilot program that allows passenger and drivers to connect with the app. the app has its own pricing structure. >> think your teenager doesn't use marijuana? the staggering results of a new survey. plus. >> we lose this building. we'll lose the neighborhood. >> helping at risk youth, but for how much longer? >> >>> an oakland organization that helps at-risk youth is facing eviction from a historic building that was built in the late 1800s. paul chamber tells us why. >> reporter: liberty hall has sat at the intersection of 8th and chester street in west oakland. the building is on the national register of historic places. inside the building is used to better the community. >> we provide services to at- risk youth. particularly in the area of digital media production, television production. >> reporter: there's also a resource center that gets people a little help. >> we have people that come in and they, like their last resort. the
of this little bundle's arrival. >> a new york newspaper in hot water. what they published that has some residents up in arms. plus, too much of a good thing. why the community of newtown is asking well wishers to please stop sending gifts. >> in just ten minutes, we're going to track those rain showers as they move in. how lang they'll >>> the community of newtown, connecticut is asking well wishers to stop sending gifts. newtown has been inundated with gifts from all over the world since the shooting, and especially over the holidays. officials say they can't handle so many items, and suggest people distribute gifts in their own communities instead. also, the town plans on creating a permanent memorial for the victims. >>> a new york state politician is blasting a local paper for publishing a map of gun permits. they published an interactive database that shows the location and names for 16,000 permits. the database also has drawn support. one mother has commented, she will let her daughter play in the home of a neighboring gun owner. >>> in nigeria's capital, an explosion in a firewor
with cutting crime in new york as well as los angeles. oakland police sheriff jordan says he welcomed bratton's insight. >>> a man accused of pistol whipping a woman is still in the hospital. officers witnessed a man beating a woman behind a chevron gas station. two officers shot at the man, police say the suspect and victim knew each other. the woman was taken to the hospital and released. >>> you've heard about the fiscal cliff but what about the dairy cliff. how washington gridlock could drive up the price of milk. >> protecting you from drunk drivers. >> but we need to do more to save lives. >> the device >>> federal tax cuts aren't all that's expiring on january 1st so is the farm bill. that means that milk prices could double. debora villalon is live to explain. >> reporter: this sunday sets you back $6, $12 probably too rich. this family with a sweet tooth is sour on the idea of higher milk prices. >> we go to about 2-gallons of milk a week. >> reporter: but if lawmakers don't extend the tax bill it reverts to 1949 law when the government not the market controlled prices and the dairy
. they plan to marry next fall in new york. >> we would have been exchanging vows and celebrating our love and commitment next week but with this decision it is bittersweet. >> reporter: at last the court will address the issue but the outcome might go against gay marriage. >> >> reporter: he has been fighting fighting fighting for -- gay marriage since 2004 and he supported a berkeley couple who launched the prop 8 challenge. >> we will be on the right side of history. >> reporter: they do feel momentum from the november elections. >> three states legalized same- sex marriage. so the tied is shifting. >> i want it to be tackled. i want to be married in any state. >> reporter: so for now it leaves same-sex couples in legal embow. ktvu channel 2 news. >> now to ktvu's eric rasmussen on the case before the court and how it could come down to one vote. >> reporter: and the supreme court could rule in a way that limits its decision to california, banning gay marriage or allowing it, which is what they did a year ago when they struck down proper 8 but they could also rule in a more sweeping way
. tonight in new york, kobe bryant pops a three to drop within seven of the knicks. bryan with 31. but the knicks are a perfect 9- 0 for the first time in 20 years. raymond felt it. to tie son chandler. nick 17-5 lakers just nine and 14. san jose's arch bishop traveled to missouri to play hoops in travis texas. because of that kind of power ball. but mononarcs trail by three. texas wins. gordon with 14 points nine for mitty. >>> tom watson was named the next captain of the 2014 u.s.a. rider cup team. he led usa to a victory. >>> the lonely eagles can grab their golf clubs any time soon. the visiting cincinnati bengals dropped the eagles. 17-13 lead. bengals are 8-6. eagles lost the ball five times tonight. gets ripped and stripped. bengals win 34-13. that is sports as we see it for this thursday night. i don't know i'm kind of waiting for the warriors to play again. >> they've been on a good run lately. >> and they're fun to watch. >> fun to watch the lakers lose as well. >> thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we'll see you the next time news breaks. >> the ktvu online
. >>> in new york city tonight, some of the biggest names in rock 'n' roll are sharing the stage to raise money for disaster relief ♪ [ music ] >> that's new jersey native jon bon jovi, he's among the superstars taking part in the 12-12-12 concert. the event is expected to raise 10s of millions of dollars to rebuild the east coast after superstorm sandy. the headliner is former beatle, paul mccartney, singing with members of nirvana. listen to the rest of the lineup. the rolling stones, bruce springsteen, eric clapton, the who, alicia keys, and kanye west. just look for the slide shows tab. >>> bay area crabbers are back at it, hauling in loads of crab. fishermen harvested dungeonous crab for holiday tables. crab fishermen and wholesalers reached a price agreement yesterday afternoon after a week long strike. brokers are paying the fishermen $3 a pound for their catch. a commercial fisherman who trapped tons of dungeon os cab has ordered to pay $12,000 in penalties. the district attorney said 58 dungeonous were ceased from traps. the fisherman was accused of taking crab from a protected area.
men and women. >> smaller than the new york city police department. so when someone dies, the effect is felt throughout the service. >> he was the best ship mate i've ever known. he was a friend. he was a big brother to us all, and he is absolutely irreplaceable. >> reporter: just 34 years old, he was the father of a little boy. ship mates say he and his wife had been excitedly awaiting the birth of their second child. rita williams, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> a shooting outside of a middle school prompted a lockdown on campus today. it happened just above mcarthur. police say two suspects fired shots during an attempted home invasion near the school. a witness said another man was spotted limping away. someone did turn up at highland hospital about a half hour later with a gunshot wound. the investigation is ongoing. >>> the future of facebook put to a vote. also, strong car sales at bay area dealerships. the one variable though, that could change that. >>> an alarming number of san jose police officers continue look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. y
, founded in 1805. many of the people there work in new york city just 60 miles to the southwest. newtown is fairly well off economically with a median household income of more than $111,000. the town is known for its good schools. tonight hundreds of grief stricken residents packed the church just down the street from where today's violence played out. imagines from inside the memorial service show the somber faces of those coming together for a vigil. . political leaders offered their condolences. >> i am heartfelt just like you are. >> dan malloy spoke to the crowd sharing words of encouragement and sorrow. >>> so far just three of the victims have been identified from today's shooting. among those dead are the shooters mother nancy lanza. also killed sandy hook elementary school psychologist mary sherlach and the school's beloved principal dawn hochspurn also died. she and mary sherlach were in a meeting together, the two sprung into action and were the first casualties. >>> the sense of loss is being felt in the area tonight. several dozen people gathered. they wanted to do something
day, he scored 33 points. the new york's carmelo anthony scored 17 of his 34 in the third quarter. i just hope knicks can return those ugly christmas uniforms tomorrow. steve gnash to gasol down the chimney he goes. lakers win one # -- 194. and i hope the crews got extra pay to change the floor. they worked hard. griffin scores 13 they win their franchise record 14th straight game. soup stars kevin durant and lebron james met for the nba finals. not a lot of christmas cheer in in game. james going down there and duran led everyone with 32 points. drew the thunder within one point. james scores 29. eight rebounds and here's one of his nine assists. it's chris bosh. he beat oklahoma city 103-97. houston rolls in chicago. boston beats brooklyn. >>> the usf dawns and plays tennessee in hawaii today. and they snap their five game losing streak 67-49 is your final and that's sports. >> all right, very merry christmas day. >> thank you, fred. >> and thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we'll see you the next time news breaks. >> ktvu morning news will start at 4:30 a.m. they'll have
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